As the club-over-country debate rages, the man in the middle of the latest row, Gautam Gambhir, has dismissed suggestions that he could put his Indian Premier League team ahead of India. Gambhir says
Sachin Tendulkar, Gautam Gambhir and Yuvraj Singh were on Friday left out of India's entire tour of the West Indies as the national selectors announced the 16-member squad for the Test series next month.
For any sportsperson, waiting for an opportunity while peers move ahead is difficult. Delhi's left handed opener Shikhar Dhawan was second time lucky on Friday after he was chosen as an injury replacement in the limited overs squad for West Indies next month.
The West Indies cricket is in such a shamble that even die-hard fans feel that Sachin Tendulkar's decision to keep away from the tour is a correct one.
A depleted Indian cricket team, sans senior players such as Sachin Tendulkar and regular captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, today left for the West Indies to compete in a Twenty20 game and a five-match one-day series, starting June 4.
That cricket still evokes a strong emotional connect in the West Indies, cannot be doubted. Walking up to the immigration official for a temporary visa, to cover the first leg of the limited-overs series between India and the West Indies, makes it evident. N Ananthanarayanan
As India gear up for a challenging series against hosts West Indies, there is clearly an uneasy calm in the Caribbean camp with just two days to go for the opening Twenty20 International at the Queen's Park Oval. N Ananthanarayanan
A weary India limbered up for their first training session in Trinidad on Thursday, two days ahead of the opening Twenty20 international against the West Indies at the Queen's Park Oval. N Ananthanarayanan
Legendary batsman Viv Richards has said that batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar is the best batsman he has ever seen in his life. Richards was an idol for Tendulkar.
India's stand-in cricket captain Suresh Raina has backed the decision of top players such as Sachin Tendulkar to skip the tour of the West Indies, saying the seniors "deserved a break".
West Indies captain Darren Sammy feels his batsmen need to play Indian spinners better going into the five-match One-day series beginning at the Queen's Park Oval on Monday.
The ICC on Sunday allowed West Indies' off-spinner Shane Shillingford to resume his internatioanl career, saying that his bowling action has been found legal after taking corrective measures.
The rain kept away despite a gloomy forecast as India began their reign as World Cup champions under the bluest of Caribbean skies in the first one-dayer at the Queen’s Park Oval on Monday.
India enjoy a 2-0 lead in the five-match cricket One-Day Internationals series, but middle-order batsman Virat Kohli says that the visitors cannot take the West Indies lightly.
A much sought-after player in the IPL but a mediocre performer for the West Indies, hard-hitting all-rounder Kieron Pollard says he is keen to set the record straight and make it big with his national team.